[Bf-committers] Linux + Blender faq

Wouter van Heyst bf-committers@blender.org
Wed, 4 Aug 2004 21:05:57 +0200

On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 12:21:03AM +1000, Campbell Barton wrote:
> Im just saying if nobody uses alpha it pointless, havnt the machienes 
> been discontinued?

That doesn't mean a thing, I still use my sparcstation 4, and that
certainly isn't the newest gadget.

> If ppl want to update it then thats fine but its not worth the effort if 
> sombody has an alpha to compile blender just so we can say 'Blender runs 
> on # architectures'

Ensuring your code is portable is worth very much, even if you might not
have hundreds of users on specifc architectures. It is not about